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James Wood, comp. Dictionary of Quotations.
I am searching for a man.
Going about Athens by day with a lit lantern.
In eburna vagina plumbeus gladiusA leaden sword in an ivory sheath.
Of an empty fop.
In youth it is too early, in old age it is too late to marry.
Modesty is the colour of virtue.
No man is ever hurt but by himself.
Stand out of the sun.
To Alexander the Great, and which made Alexander remark, If I were not Alexander I would be Diogenes.
To arrive at perfection, a man should have very sincere friends or inveterate enemies; because he would be made sensible of his good or ill conduct, either by the censures of the one or the admonitions of the other.
Wise kings have generally wise councillors, as he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
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